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Routine repairs to close Six Mile Cypress boardwalk

Posted: 1:55 PM, Jul 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-10 13:55:47-04
Repairs force closure of Six Mile Cypress boardwalk for two weeks

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A popular scenic boardwalk in Fort Myers will be closed for about a week while crews make routine repairs.

According to Lee County officials, beginning Monday, July 22nd, the boardwalk at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve will be closed until approximately July 30.

No guided walks will be offered while the boardwalk is closed. However, the Rock and Stroll Garden and Interpretive Center will remain open to visitors. Lee County Parks & Recreation will waive parking fees during the boardwalk’s closure.

The Interpretive Center will remain open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. It houses a gift shop and educational nature displays. Admission is free. The Rock and Stroll Garden features picnic tables and native plants to attract birds and butterflies.

The preserve is located at 7751 Penzance Boulevard in Fort Myers.